Community Resources for Military
Connecting you to local support and other services you may need to succeed is important to us. Below, you will find a list of resources you may need during your time as a student at SNU. If you have a need that cannot be found below, be sure to search the National Resource Directory. If you still cannot find the right support, please let us know and we will work to connect you with the appropriate party.
Armed Services YMCA
Enjoy low and no-cost services provided by the YMCA like fitness programs, child-care, holiday support, and more.
Disabled American Veterans
This organization connects disabled veterans with supports both online and within the community.
National Veterans Foundation
Use the NVF’s toll-free helpline to ask for support in the form of food, clothing, transportation, employment, and more.
Wounded Warriors Program
This organization supports wounded warriors with a variety of services designed to increase independence and improve quality of life.
National Resource Directory
An online database highlighting a variety of resources for veterans, their families, and other supporting parties.
Connects veterans to a variety of services and supports, including, financial, career, advocacy, health, and more.
Vietnam Veterans of America
Connect with other Vietnam Veterans, along with receiving services like job placement, financial advising and more.
Tricare offers comprehensive health insurance plans for veterans and dependents, managed by the Defense Health Agency.
Veterans Readjustment Counseling Service
Get specialized therapy when transitioning to civilian life or after experiencing a traumatic event within the military.
Veterans Crisis Line: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Call 1-800-273-8255, text 838255, or chat online to have your urgent needs met by caring, qualified responders training to work with veterans.
Military Family Association
Get services and support on everything from adoption to special needs advocacy, deployment preparation, and more for the entire family from an association that understands the unique aspects of military families.
Veterans Family United
As veterans heal and recover from mental and physical wounds, Veteran Families United supports them and their loved ones with referrals, retreats, resources and more.
The National Guard Family Programs Online Community Website
Brings information and resources to Guard families, community members, commanders and staff within the Family Program. The website provides information about benefits and support services and tips for dealing with deployment.
Special Forces Association
This association advocates for the special forces community while promoting its public image.
Veterans of Foreign Wars
The VFW advocates for improving military benefits for all active-duty, retired, and veteran population.
If you’ve experienced sexual trauma while in military service, VETWOW is there to provide advocacy and support.
National Guard Association
This association provides representation for the National Guard in Washington D.C.
Non-Commissioned Officers Association
The organization advocates for legislative changes and offers members benefits like discounts on a variety of services.
Service Women’s Action Network
This organization advocates for the needs of servicewomen while connecting them with each other and relevant resources they can utilize.
Student Veterans of America
In addition to resources and support, Student Veterans of America provides student veterans with advocacy to succeed in higher education and beyond.
Troops to Teachers
Begin a second career as an educator through SNU’s Troops to Teachers program that prepares veterans to lead in the classroom.
American Corporate Partners
Nationwide mentoring program dedicated to helping veterans transition from the armed services to the civilian workforce through mentoring, career counseling, and networking with professionals from some of America’s finest corporations and select universities.
Search federal government jobs and apply online using this job site.
This job board is designed specifically for veterans.
Monster is a civilian job board that also offers career search advice.
Find a variety of educational resources as well as job openings for veterans.
Search job openings near you, sorted by income, required experience level and more.
Find job openings, average salaries, and employer ratings from other employees at Glassdoor.
Special Operations Association
Connect with veterans who are classified as Special Operations, and honor others who have served.
United Service Organizations
The USO helps families maintain strong relationships despite deployments, as well as provides entertainment opportunities to those it serves.
Make the Connection
Hear stories from other veterans and their families on real challenges veterans face. You will also find resources and suggestions for next steps.